23 February 2021

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FinServ Cyber
2021-02-22 – IcedID (Bokbot) from same type of URL that normally delivers QakbotMalware-Traffic-Analysis.net – Blog Entries – Feb 22 2021 22:58
@JanLemnitzer @ciaranmartinoxf I think people underestimate the value that ransomware companies provide the gangs. These companies are effectively huge cryptocurrency banks, and they’re the only way that the vast majority of victims can source and pay for the currency used for the ransoms.thegrugq – Twitter – Feb 20 2021 12:07@JanLemnitzer @ciaranmartinoxf I think people underestimate the value that ransomware companies provide the gangs. These companies are effectively huge cryptocurrency banks, and they're the only way that the vast majority of victims can source and…
Banks Investing in Automated Cyber-Defenses to Fight Business Email Compromise, Survey Shows The COVID-19 pandemic has intensified both the threat of fraud and the response to it, with corporate environments and banking in particular aligning on defens… hxxps://bit[.]ly/2Ni23CqInfoSecHotSpot – Twitter – Feb 20 2021 12:41Banks Investing in Automated Cyber-Defenses to Fight Business Email Compromise, Survey Shows The COVID-19 pandemic has intensified both the threat of fraud and the response to it, with corporate environments and banking in particular aligning on…
Emotet Public Keys and Communication with C2Malware Analysis & Reports – Feb 20 2021 04:33div class="md"> I was reading one of the analysis reports on Emotet, and noticed that the report mentions that the public keys used to communicate with the C2s are…
FBI leaned on Dutch cops’ hacking in Emotet disruption
hxxps://www[.]cyberscoop[.]com/fbi-emotet-dutch-takedown-cybercrime/
CyberScoopNews – Twitter – Feb 21 2021 00:56FBI leaned on Dutch cops' hacking in Emotet disruption
hxxps://www[.]cyberscoop[.]com/fbi-emotet-dutch-takedown-cybercrime/
Get your weekend started with a new episode of #LockandCode! We talk to @Kujman5000, security evangelist and director of Malwarebytes Labs, about the dangerous #malware Emotet. hxxps://bit[.]ly/3aC9ayhMalwarebytes – Twitter – Feb 20 2021 00:20Get your weekend started with a new episode of #LockandCode! We talk to @Kujman5000, security evangelist and director of Malwarebytes Labs, about the dangerous #malware Emotet. hxxps://bit[.]ly/3aC9ayh
Hackers abuse Google Apps Script to steal credit cards, bypass CSPLifeboat News The Blog – Feb 20 2021 02:22
Hackers steal credit card data abusing #Google’s Apps Script
hxxps://securityaffairs[.]co/wordpress/114750/cyber-crime/googles-apps-script-magecart.html
#securityaffairs #hacking #malware
securityaffairs – Twitter – Feb 20 2021 09:28Hackers steal credit card data abusing #Google’s Apps Script
hxxps://securityaffairs[.]co/wordpress/114750/cyber-crime/googles-apps-script-magecart.html
#securityaffairs #hacking #malware
How do cybercriminals steal credit card information? hxxps://bit[.]ly/37rR0NN hxxps://twitter[.]com/InfoSecHotSpot/status/1363038453290700805/photo/1InfoSecHotSpot – Twitter – Feb 20 2021 08:11How do cybercriminals steal credit card information? hxxps://bit[.]ly/37rR0NN hxxps://twitter[.]com/InfoSecHotSpot/status/1363038453290700805/photo/1
How the FBI leaned on Dutch cops’ hacking in Emotet disruption
hxxps://www[.]cyberscoop[.]com/fbi-emotet-dutch-takedown-cybercrime/
CyberScoopNews – Twitter – Feb 20 2021 01:14How the FBI leaned on Dutch cops' hacking in Emotet disruption
hxxps://www[.]cyberscoop[.]com/fbi-emotet-dutch-takedown-cybercrime/
Qakbot in a response to Full Disclosure post hxxps://isc[.]sans[.]edu/diary/27130 hxxps://twitter[.]com/sans_isc/status/1364160382747688962/photo/1sans_isc – Twitter – Feb 23 2021 10:29Qakbot in a response to Full Disclosure post hxxps://isc[.]sans[.]edu/diary/27130 hxxps://twitter[.]com/sans_isc/status/1364160382747688962/photo/1
Silicon Valley VC Firm PhishedTerabitWeb Blog – Feb 22 2021 17:15Original Post from InfoSecurity Magazine Author: Silicon Valley VC Firm Phished A leading venture capital…
Silicon Valley VC Firm Phished hxxps://www[.]infosecurity-magazine[.]com/news/silicon-valley-vc-firm-phished?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitterInfosecurityMag – Twitter – Feb 22 2021 17:27Silicon Valley VC Firm Phished hxxps://www[.]infosecurity-magazine[.]com/news/silicon-valley-vc-firm-phished?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter
Silicon Valley VC Firm Phished #CyberAttack #cybersecurity #ico hxxps://www[.]infosecurity-magazine[.]com/news/silicon-valley-vc-firm-phished/cybersecboardrm – Twitter – Feb 23 2021 04:24Silicon Valley VC Firm Phished #CyberAttack #cybersecurity #ico hxxps://www[.]infosecurity-magazine[.]com/news/silicon-valley-vc-firm-phished/
The pandemic brought about a global spike in cybercriminal activity. So we decided to ask more then 10 000 people around the world how serious are they about their online security.
More about the results from ESET’s global FinTech survey 👇
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ESET – Twitter – Feb 22 2021 09:22The pandemic brought about a global spike in cybercriminal activity. So we decided to ask more then 10 000 people around the world how serious are they about their online security.
More about the results from ESET's global FinTech survey…
Three North Korean military hackers charged with committing cyberattacks and financial crimesSystemTek – Feb 22 2021 17:10A federal indictment charges three North Korean computer programmers with participating in a wide-ranging criminal conspiracy to conduct a series of destructive cyberattacks, to steal and extort more than $1.3 billion of money and cryptocurrency…
FinServ Data Breaches
Legendary VC firm Sequoia Capital suffers data breach with investor information stolenSiliconANGLE – Feb 23 2021 02:04Sequoia Capital, one if not the most famous venture capital firm in Silicon Valley has suffered a data breach with investor information likely stolen. Officially referred to by the firm as a “cybersecurity incident,” it’s believed…
Sequoia Capital Venture Capital firm discloses a data breachSecurity Affairs – Feb 20 2021 18:46Sequoia Capital, one of the most prominent venture capital firms, told its investors that an unauthorized third party had access to their information. Sequoia Capital, one of the most prominent venture capital firms that focus on the technology…
Fraud & Money Laundering
$1m in cash seized as man arrested over alleged money laundering via cryptocurrencyTheAge.com National – Feb 22 2021 06:58The alleged mastermind of a multimillion-dollar money laundering syndicate has been arrested in Sydney after his car was stopped by police.
Effectiveness of AML programmesthestar.com.my – Feb 20 2021 00:42Money laundering and fraud are the top two financial crimes that pose the greatest compliance risk to financial institutions. To further combat them, effective and reasonably designed anti-money laundering (AML) programmes, including those for…
Fraudulent online transactions a concern amid growth of e-payments, digital bankingThe Straits Times All News – Feb 22 2021 10:56February 22, 2021 6:56 PM SINGAPORE – With a record number of people here swindled by online scammers last year, experts are warning that such fraud could continue growing along with the ever increasing popularity and adoption of electronic payments…
Indonesia set to pass regulation to stem money laundering, terrorism financing in fintech sectorThe Straits Times All News – Feb 23 2021 10:39February 23, 2021 6:39 PM JAKARTA – Indonesia will soon approve a regulation to stem money laundering and terrorism financing by requiring fintech players to report suspicious transactions.
Lawyer jailed for money launderingthestar.com.my – Feb 22 2021 23:27SHAH ALAM: A lawyer was sentenced to six years’ imprisonment after being found guilty of eight counts of money-laundering by the Sessions Court here. The sentence was imposed on Ong Keh Keong, 48, by judge Yang Zaimey Yang Ghazali. Ong was initially…
Santander Fraud Advisor Nabbed For Fraud SchemeFrank On Fraud Blog – Feb 20 2021 16:10A fraud advisor for Santander that was entrusted with helping customers resolve their fraud and scam claims was arrested and jailed for fraud this week. …
Singapore authorities freeze 2 firms’ bank accounts over alleged nickel trading fraudThe Straits Times All News – Feb 22 2021 23:48February 23, 2021 7:48 AM SINGAPORE (REUTERS) – Singapore authorities have frozen the local bank accounts of commodity trader Envy Global Trading and Envy Asset Management following an investigation into their nickel trading, Envy Global Trading said…
Some unemployed Californians say they are fraud victims but bank won’t unfreeze their accountsLinux/Open Source News Headlines – Yahoo! News – Feb 22 2021 13:37
Wiseguys, Drug Lords & Terrorists, Oh My! The Maturation of U.S. Anti-Money Laundering LawsFCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog – Feb 20 2021 18:05In this episode, we’re going to discuss the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020 (AMLA 2020). This is the most comprehensive set of reforms to U.S. anti-money laundering (“AML”) laws since the passage of the USA PATRIOT Act in 2001. While there is a…

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